the cellular carrier that supplies service to a phone
customer and their location.
Finding a Wireless Number:
Area Code and Prefix (NPA-NXX) of the wireless number on these sites
and find the carrier and location of a specific wireless
number. A few areas
numbers assigned to different carriers based on the 7th digit. Some
numbers no longer conform to these records after having been
"ported" through Local
Number Portability. In those cases, only the original
assignment is shown. Some old cellular company names are shown as that
is how they are still listed in the administrator's records.
- TELCO DATA
frequently-updated and easy-to-use site. Enter your Area Code and
Prefix and get a result of the name and location of the wireless and
wireline carrier that was originally assigned that Prefix.
official Area Code & Prefix-assigning organization, the North American Numbering Plan Administration. Choose
a state and you get all Prefixes for that state and Area Code, wireless
and wireline. The results are large files.
- FONE FINDER
first 6 or 7 digits to get a result. The site includes
Canadian and other international numbers.
- LOCAL CALLING GUIDE
that provides a cross-reference among switches and local
calling areas which can be tailored with a small or great amount of
detail. Use this site to find what exchanges are 'Local' to a
particular cell phone number. It also refers back to the NANPA
- IS IT LOCAL?
out if there is a long distance charge to call from one prefix to
another. This applies mostly for wireline-to-wireless and
wireline-to-wireline numbers. This is a great resource to find a
wireless number that is local to your home phone.
the carrier of any US phone number with additional resources to also
find the owner. Also find and report scammers, telemarketers, debt
collectors and prank callers.
- GOOGLE SEARCH
It may sound silly, but if you enter the full 10-digit number,
you may be surprised at the results you get. This is
a fairly common way to track down suspicious callers who sound
legitimate but aren't. Be aware that your search results
could return a number that belongs to a real person or business who did
not call you, but the Caler ID was fooled to make you think it was.